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Struggle Amid Progress: To Be LGBTQ in Foster Care
Group Amplifies Complaints by Foster-Care Parents, Kids
Juvenile Justice Reform Falls Short of Goals
Looking After the Welfare of Child Welfare Workers
Advocates to de Blasio: Fix Childcare System
Young Men's Initiative Shows Promise—and Limits
Planning a Defense for Violence on the Basketball Court
Twenty-Something ... and Ready to be Adopted
From Mom to Not in Seven Minutes: Inside Family Court
When Delays Dominate, Kids Lose
Blurred Lines Between Advocates and Adversaries
React, Reform, Repeat: A Round of Change Faces Family Court
A Separate System With Special Rules
'Kinship' Approach Shows Promise
Q&A with Family Court’s Top Judge
City Investigating Home for LGBT Youth
New Child Welfare Head Faces Mountain of Challenges
Concerns Persist Over Child Welfare Cases Involving Mental Health
Report: Young NYers Face Higher Barriers To Public Assistance
Boxing Programs In Fight For Their Lives
The IBO depicts a profound change at the Administration for Children's Services, with preventive offerings replacing foster care as the agency's go-to policy. But questionable budget decisions undercut the impact of the shift.
The Urban Jobs Act would provide $20 million for services to unemployed young people. Amid partisan rancor, will the idea survive Congress? Against record youth unemployment, will it make a difference if it does?
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A shortage of judges means some children and their families spend years in the system, exacerbating whatever problems brought them there in the first place.
Whether they are victims of child abuse or lose a parent to murder, kids in some neighborhoods get treated differently when faced with tragedy. Readers and viewers must demand better.
The city's teenaged dads can make a huge difference in the lives of their kids. Yet they are forced to navigate Family Court with little guidance, and must deal with agencies and jurists who know next to nothing about them.
Some have criticized the words that teens use to discuss sex in a new series of public service announcements. This author argues the only way to reach at-risk youth is to speak their language.
As the Regional Plan Association convenes its annual assembly, one participant notes that along with efficiency and the environment, equity must be a goal of urban planners.
This infographic chart, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (www.icphusa.org) showcases educational attainment in the Bronx for adults (25 years and older).
The Institute for Children, Poverty, & Homelessness provide an in-depth look at New York City's largest borough's poverty rates.